Gimme a Break!

A feisty housekeeper named Nell helps a widowed police chief raise his three daughters in a sassy sitcom that mocked stereotypes by showing a loving relationship between a black woman and a white family. Over time the household residents changed and the location shifted from California to New York, but Nell was constant, always there to dispense wisecra (more…)

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Season 6, Episode 1 Sam Goes to College

First Aired: September 24, 1986

Flashbacks recall the good old days, as the girls prepare to move away and leave Nell, Joey and Grandpa. Part 1 of two. Nell Carter, Lara Jill Miller, John Hoyt, Joey Lawrence. Katie: Kari Michaelsen. Julie: Lauri Hendler.

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